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Ben O. Jones Oral History Interview, November 9, 1981

(Oral History #OH0072)

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Title: Ben O. Jones Oral History Interview
Creators: Jones, Ben O.
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1 hour, 24 pages .

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General note

1921-1979

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

Preferred Citation

Ben O. Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0072), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Ben O. Jones

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Mr. Jones, a native of Duplin County, N.C., served as Craven County auditor from 1921 until 1966. After retiring as auditor he continued as clerk to the board of county commissioners until December, 1979, thus being in the service of Craven County for more than fifty eight years.

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He discusses life in New Bern, the coming of the Great Depression, bank failures, and the responsibilities of the auditor's office.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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